List Filtering through State Management: Moving from jQuery to React/Redux

Most web applications give people an interface to interact with and explore data. Thus, a core challenge of building applications is continuously and reliably syncing the data with the user interface. Toggled switches should stay toggled. Checked boxes should stay checked. Pushing the ‘like’ button should change that button to ‘liked’. The right data should […]

Comparing Javascript & jQuery Through Building a Pomodoro Timer

Modern web development offers an incredible variety of tools, libraries, and frameworks to build web sites/applications. As of 2016, jQuery, React, Angular, and Vue are the most popular front-end libraries/frameworks in use. They can all be used to build and accomplish similar things, but in different ways. What are the advantages/disadvantages of each? How does […]

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Free Intro to JavaScript Training Video Summary

appendTo offers JavaScript Training Courses for Software Teams. In addition to this, we also offer free jQuery/JavaScript training videos for individuals on our YouTube channel. Below is a free video with an Introduction to JavaScript.     Covered in this video: How to get help online for jQuery and JavaScript topics How to use MDN […]

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How to change CSS using jQuery?

The jQuery .css method is used to GET or SET DOM element CSS properties. The following tutorial will demonstrate 4 core concepts of jQuery’s .css method 1. GET a CSS property from a DOM element 2. GET multiple CSS properties from a DOM element 3. SET a CSS property on DOM elements 4. SET multiple CSS […]

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JavaScript Events 101

A lot of things happen on webpages. People scroll, click, and move their mouses. Form inputs get entered and typed into. Pages load or get resized. These actions (and many others) are aptly called ‘events’ in web development. And responding to these events is a large part of what makes web applications interactive. Users do […]

Do you need jQuery? Can you afford the risk?

appendTo produces a bi-weekly newsletter called the Modern Web Observer that will keep you up to date on trends with the Modern Web. Below is the introduction from Issue #30. You can sign up at https://appendto.com/mwo It seems that the issue of, “Do you need jQuery”, makes the headline rounds every few months. I always […]

Watch a Recorded Virtual jQuery Training Class

Due to popular demand from those outside the United Kingdom region who couldn’t make the times for the live training classes we will now record the classes and offer them for a limited time on our password protected server after the live training class.

Upcoming Public Virtual jQuery Trainings

appendTo is proud to announce our next set of public virtual jQuery training classes. We are offering three separate classes, JavaScript and jQuery Foundations, Advanced jQuery Techniques, and jQuery Mobile. You can choose just the class that is right for you for £50 a class or you can get an All-access pass that’ll get you into all three classes.

Windows Store Applications with jQuery 2.0

appendTo has been working with the support of Microsoft Open Tech since the fall of 2012 on making a version of jQuery work in developing Windows 8 Store Applications. With the upcoming jQuery 2.0 you’ll now be able to build Apps with the support of jQuery.